# Draw and Write an Equation to Match (3 numbers) - Lesson for Grade 1, Chapter - Word Problems Sums and Differences within 20

In this engaging lesson named "Draw and Write an Equation to Match (3 numbers)" designed for Grade 1 students, young learners will embark on a mathematical adventure that blends imaginative storytelling with practical problem-solving. As part of the "Applications in Operations Within 100" unit, this lesson falls under the broader chapter focused on understanding word problems involving sums and differences within 20. Through activities such as the Fairytale Addition Worksheet, Busy Farmers: Problem Matching Worksheet, and Solve the Problem: Trick-or-treating Worksheet, students will learn to visualize math problems by drawing. This approach not only aids in comprehension but also makes learning enjoyable.

By participating in the Solve Tricky Equations by Drawing activity, students will practice translating word problems into visual representations and corresponding equations. This skill is crucial as it lays the foundation for mathematical reasoning and problem-solving abilities.

Understanding how to draw and write equations for word problems with three numbers is important because it enhances students' ability to think critically, develop number sense, and apply mathematics in real-life situations. It fosters an early love for math, encouraging creativity and analytical thinking.

Estimated classroom time: 13 min
Chapter: Word Problems Sums and Differences within 20
Unit: Applications in Operations Within 100
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3:00 min
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2nd
3:00 min
Busy Farmers: Problem Matching Worksheet
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3rd
3:00 min
Solve the Problem: Trick–or–treating Worksheet
worksheet
4th
4:00 min
Solve Tricky Equations by Drawing
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• ### Activity 1 / Fairytale Addition Worksheet

Ahhh…let your children travel to Fairytale Land, where witches, dragons, fairies, elves, knights and princesses are waiting for them! With this free worksheet, your little math wizard will get to add the various representations and use problems that involve three addends. They'll look for the correct addition equations and match them with the correct answers. They'll have so much fun with their new friends, they won't even recognize it's math!

• ### Activity 2 / Busy Farmers: Problem Matching Worksheet

Everyone knows farming is hard work, so your mathematician can help these farmers out with the harvest on this fun and engaging worksheet. They'll read the word problems and using the traceable lines, connect each problem to its correct picture and answer. They'll gain practice with basic addition problems involving three addends and will love using the harvest vegetables as representations to help them with accuracy.

• ### Activity 3 / Solve the Problem: Trick–or–treating Worksheet

This fun trick-or-treating PDF worksheet is full of delicious goodies and fabulous fact-adding practice too! Your little math learners will read the problems and use the colorful pictures to strengthen their counting and adding skills while they solve the word problems. They'll also get to check their answers for the number sentences and connect the correct drawing with the appropriate addition equation. So delicious, they won't even know it's math!

• ### Activity 4 / Solve Tricky Equations by Drawing - Quiz

This quiz assesses students’ ability to solve tricky number situations by using drawings.